The A to Z of Sex
About This Show
Welcome to the A to Z of Sex! Each week I explore a letter of the erotic alphabet, covering topics from arousal to zipless f*cks. While exploring, you will learn more about desire, how to express your desires and how to spice up your relationships and create that long lasting sizzling hot relationship you have always wanted. My guests and I will share solid science, practical techniques and real life stories. We’ll answer the questions you have been too embarrassed to ask and talk about the down and dirty details that can make or break that intimate experience. . Knowledge gives you the power to create relationships that bring you satisfaction and joy. Join me, Dr Lori Beth Bisbey, The Intimacy Coach, weekly on the A to Z of Sex podcast and discover the many layers and many flavours of sex and sexuality and how to apply these to your intimate relationships. To find out more, read the companion blog and connect with me go to www.atozofsex.com.
Most Recent Episode
X is for X Rated Angela Skurtu 024
4 days ago
Hi everyone! Welcome to the A to Z of Sex. I’m Dr Lori Beth and I am your host. We are working our way through the erotic alphabet one letter at a time. Just a reminder this podcast deals with adult content, so if you don’t have total privacy, you might want to put on your headphones. Today the letter is X and X is for X rated So many things are classed as x rated or things that should not be seen by anyone under 18. We have learned to associate the term X rated with anything to do with sex and pornography. Angela Skurtu is a speaker, author, and president of St. Louis Marriage Therapy, LLC. She is a Missouri Licensed Marriage Therapist and Nationally Certified Sex Therapist through AASECT. Her recent book "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians" (2016) discusses the predictive factors of relationship success, 5 habits for healthy relationships, and how to keep the spark in the relationship long term. She is also writing the book, “Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity: A Therapist’s Manual,” (Expected 2017, Routledge). She has spoken at local and national conferences, schools, businesses, radio and youtube. She has contributed to various blogs including Good Therapy, Psychology Today, and the Huffington Post. During her seminars, Skurtu uses humor, educational skills, interactive discussion in both small and large groups, and stories to convey her message about sexual and relationship health. We spent a lot of time talking about how important communication is and how important it is to gain consent. Angela sees getting consent at each new step to be an excellent way of encouraging couples to talk more about what they want to explore. We spoke about how often we see couples who have never explored what they desire and never really spoken about sex though they have been together for many years and how important it can be to give clients permission to explore their sexuality and to speak about all aspects of sex. We spoke about how important it is to learn something about the new things you wish to try. Angela highlighted anal sex as an example. We spoke about how the internet can contribute to knowledge. We spoke about getting couples to be fully present with each other, to disconnect from devices and to be completely present during sex. We spoke about how people who have experienced sexual trauma need to be present during sex and how hard this can be. Angela talked of helping people who dissociat